8 early Parkinson’s disease symptoms that are too easy to miss
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Tremors or shaking when relaxed
Shaking can be normal after lots of exercise or if you’re anxious, or as a side effect of some medications. But a slight shake in your finger, thumb, hand, chin, lip, or limbs when your body is at rest and your muscles are relaxed could signal Parkinson’s disease symptoms, according to the National Parkinson Foundation. About 70 percent of people with the disease experience a resting tremor, and it can become more noticeable during stress or excitement. These are the most common symptoms and often tip people off to the disease, but when Parkinson’s patients think back they realise they experienced loss of smell, disturbed sleep, or anxiety before the tremors began.